A judge in Russia has ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny be jailed for 30 days. And, a large group of migrants from Honduras headed to the US were violently met with tear gas and batons early Sunday as they tried to make their way through Guatemala. Also, Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine and his party have dismissed the elections results as “fraud.”
Medgar Evers, a NAACP field secretary and civil rights activist, was shot in the back at his home in 1963. The murder is considered a turning point in the Civil Rghts movement, in part thanks to the artists who used his name as a rallying cry. Fifty years later, we remember Evers through the music he inspired.
The US embassy in France has been reaching out to people in the Muslim immigrant suburbs of Paris. And that's put some in France on edge.
In this election cycle, there's been no shortage of memes. Binders full of women, horses and bayonets, and many others. Often, those memes play out in videos on YouTube, which have totally changed the election conversation.
An Iranian Jewish author said if their two peoples just better appreciated the ties that they share in history, the ways Iran has helped and welcomed Jews for centuries, the two countries wouldn't be so close to a violent confrontation. Thousand of Jews still call Iran home today.
A new Broadway play called "The Mountaintop" imagines what King's private moments in his hotel room were like in the hours leading up to his death. Katori Hall, author of "The Mountaintop," discusses her new work.
The US created a multimillion dollar space for people under 30 in Jakarta's upscale Pacific Place mall in an effort to extend its influence in Indonesia.
Philosopher and civil rights reformer Grace Lee Boggs joins us for the inaugural edition of "In My Experience." At 95, Boggs has spent most of her life fighting social and economic injustice.
We wanted to find out is what's it like to be named Martin Luther King, when you are not, in fact, the civil rights leader or one of his descendants? We speak with three very different men who are all named after Martin Luther King, Jr.